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Fares from $29 One Way, $58 Round Trip from Orange County to New Orleans

Prices starting at $58 for return flights and $29 for one-way flights to New Orleans were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Orange County to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeMSY
Distance1666 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Southwest Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air, Virgin Australia, WestJet, Spirit Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival7:53PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival4:59AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 14, 2020

It was freezing cold on the plane and no blankets on board. Brrrr!

Feb 20, 2020

Looking forward to my trip back.

Jan 29, 2020

seats for 6'+ individuals at base pricing would be an nice addition to ALL AIRLINES aircraft.

Jan 6, 2020

Smooth flight!

Nov 15, 2019

Free water would be nice

Sep 8, 2019

Would like to select seat in advance

Aug 26, 2019

The flight attendants were awesome!

Aug 20, 2019

Baggage 40 pound weight limit no good!!

Jun 28, 2019

Wifi- slow and was double charged but other than that, good flight

Jun 10, 2019

I love delta

Flying from Orange County to New Orleans

Departing From Orange County, CA
John Wayne Airport

The John Wayne Airport, located in Santa Ana, is the only airport in Orange County that provides domestic and international flights for travelers. WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and several others handle all of the flights from Orange County at this airport. A simple visit to Orbitz.com can help you find discounted flights and cheap tickets on all flights leaving John Wayne.

Convenient Parking Options

John Wayne Airport has traditional parking available in short-term and long-term lots, but it also features some convenient offerings, such as a curbside valet service. You simply drive your car to one of the drop-off locations for a valet to park your car for you. When you use the valet service, you can also have your car washed and detailed while you're away. Main Street parking away from the airport is available as well, with a courtesy shuttle that transports travelers to and from the terminal.

How to Get There

Yellow Cab charges around $3 for the first 1/4 mile and 65 cents for each additional mile. If you want to get to the airport without driving, take a cab or a shuttle. Apollo Shuttle, Shuttle 2000, and ABC Shuttle are a few of the companies that take travelers to John Wayne Airport. Another option is to drive a rental car there and return it to its on-site company. The rental car companies operating from John Wayne Airport include Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, and Budget. More information on rental car arrangements can be found on Orbitz.com.

Grab a Bite

With California Pizza Kitchen, Javi's, Pei Wei, Pinkberry, Starbucks, and several other restaurants located at the airport, a snack or full meal can be grabbed in just minutes. Fast food restaurants, such as McDonald's and Subway, also serve travelers at this airport. When you need low-fare tickets to depart from this location, visit Orbitz.com. It only takes a few minutes to search the available flights from Orange County and find the one that works best for you.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Use Orbitz.com to help you find cheap flights to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the major airport that serves the city. It is located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans in the city of Kenner, Louisiana. The airport services over 8.5 million passengers each year. Louis Armstrong International Airport is a hub for American Airlines, JetBlue, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. To get low fares, use Orbitz.com when booking a flight to New Orleans.

Transportation at Louis Armstrong International Airport

Louis Armstrong International Airport has several transportation and parking options for visitors. The airport offers over 3,000 parking spaces for both short-term and long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking start at $2 an hour, and long-term parking prices are as low as $13 a day. Ground transportation includes airport shuttles, Amtrak, taxis, and public transportation. Taxi cabs from the airport to the city's center usually charge a flat rate of $33 per person.

Weather in New Orleans

New Orleans generally has a subtropical climate. Winters are usually very cool, with temperatures averaging 50 degrees. Pack light sweaters and coats. Spring and fall tend to be pleasant, with temperatures averaging 79 degrees. Summers can get very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching as high as 95 degrees. Be alert when travelling to New Orleans during hurricane season, which lasts from August to November.

Popular Attractions in New Orleans

New Orleans is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. Visitors to the city can tour the historic French Quarter and Garden District, which both offer sightseeing tours, as well as fantastic shopping. Audubon Park is another popular attraction. Its lush greenery stretches across Uptown New Orleans, right across the street from Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you are visiting during Mardi Gras season, which starts in February, you can watch a variety of parades traveling from Uptown New Orleans to the French Quarter. You can book cheap flights to New Orleans with the help of Orbitz.com.

Flights from Orange County to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Orange County to New Orleans?

There are no direct flights between Orange County and New Orleans, so you'll need to switch planes. But it's no biggie. Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines fly from Orange County, CA Airport (SNA-John Wayne) to New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) with a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from Orange County to New Orleans?

The quickest flight time from Orange County to New Orleans is 4 hours and 10 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the drink trolley, hone your travel itinerary or read a few magazines — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul trip.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.